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Your baby needs amniotic fluid jydramnios grow. This watery fluid is inside the amniotic sac membrane. Your baby stays in this fluid for all of pregnancy. It helps to cushion and protect your baby. Your baby swallows the fluid and passes it out as urine. The waste is taken away through your placenta. Pregnant women hyddamnios have about one-half to 1 quart to 1, ml of amniotic fluid. These issues can affect how your baby develops.

They can also cause pregnancy complications. Or the amount of amniotic fluid may be a sign of another issue. This condition may happen for several reasons.

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Or both of these things may be happening. Hydramnios may be caused by diabetes in the mother. The symptoms of this health problem may be like symptoms of other conditions. See your healthcare provider for a diagnosis.

Your healthcare provider will look at your health history. He or she will also give you an exam. A healthcare provider may spot this condition on an ultrasound during pregnancy. He or she tiologues measure pockets of fluid to check the amount. These can include a multiple pregnancy or a birth defect.

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Treatment may also make you more comfortable.

Polyhydramnios: Causes, Diagnosis and Therapy

Treatment will depend on your symptoms, pregnancy, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is. Too much amniotic fluid can cause your uterus to become too large.

This may lead to preterm labor. Or the amniotic sac may break too early. This condition is also linked with birth defects. This may cause the placenta to detach from your uterus too early placental abruption. It may also cause the umbilical cord to fall into your vagina umbilical cord prolapse. Hydramnios What is hydramnios? It can also be caused by problems with the developing baby. Digestive problems that block fluid Problems with swallowing.

This may be because hydrmanios central nervous system problems or chromosome issues. In this condition, identical twins share a placenta. Heart failure Infection What are the symptoms of hydramnios?

Hydramnios – Health Encyclopedia – University of Rochester Medical Center

Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each pregnancy. Fast growth of your uterus Stomach discomfort Hydramhios that is larger than normal for how far along you are in pregnancy Labor pains contractions The symptoms of this health problem may be like symptoms of other conditions.

How is hydramnios diagnosed? How is hydramnios treated? Your healthcare provider will check this at visits. This can reduce how much urine your baby makes. This can lower the amount of fluid. Removing some of the amniotic fluid. This is done by inserting a needle through hydraknios uterus and into the amniotic sac.

This is called amnioreduction with amniocentesis. You may need to have this test done hyxramnios than once. If problems are too risky for you or your baby, you may need to have your baby early. What are the complications of hydramnios? It can be caused by problems in both the mother and baby.


It causes the uterus to grow fast. Your healthcare provider may spot this condition during an ultrasound in pregnancy. Treatment will depend on the amount of extra fluid you have. It will also depend on other factors.

Next steps Tips to help you get the most from a visit to your health care provider: Know the reason for your visit and what you want to happen. Before your visit, write down questions you want tio,ogies. Bring someone with you to help you ask questions and remember what your provider tells you.

At the visit, write down the name of a new diagnosis, and any new medicines, treatments, or tests. Also write down any new instructions your provider gives hydrxmnios. Know why a new medicine or treatment is prescribed, and how it will help you. Also know what the side effects are.

Ask if your condition can be treated in other ways. Know why a tiollgies or procedure is recommended and what the results could mean.

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Know what to expect if you do not take the medicine or have the test or procedure. If you have a follow-up appointment, write down the date, time, and purpose for that visit.

Know how you can contact your provider if you have questions.